Two significant new publications push the parameters of how we engage with the most revered writer in the English language.
J. Edgar Hoover, director of the FBI from 1924 to 1972, thought the Bureau’s mission was to defeat the godless forces of liberalism, feminism and civil rights.
From backbench MP and minor gentleman to Lord Protector and almost-king, a new edition provides the most complete and accurate version of Oliver Cromwell’s writings to date.
An up-to-date history of modern Spain, from 1898 to the present.
Delusions of grandeur: a ‘psychobiography’ of Woodrow Wilson.
‘Real world’ German responses to postwar genocide.
Germany in February 1933 as it unfolded day-by-day.
‘A day in the life’ of the 18th-century Bank of England.
In January 1848, in the Sicilian city of Palermo, the streets began to fill with crowds. From here, revolutionary sparks flew to almost all of Europe’s cities.
Humanly Possible: Seven Hundred Years of Humanist Freethinking, Enquiry and Hope is a Whiggish history of humanism from the Renaissance to the present.